Thursday, June 19, 2014

#Ramadan perspective check

If you're in the United States, and you're a Muslim, you're looking at a Ramadan fasting day that is placed quite close to the longest day of the year. That means a long fast: Muslims do not eat or drink during the daylight hours in the month of Ramadan.

But if you're tempted to start complaining about those 15-hour fast days ... consider the alternative. Suppose you lived in Sweden?